Guided Primary Source Analysis: Gauchos, Argentina

Gauchos, Argentina

Be a primary source investigator. Zoom into this photograph. Look carefully at the details in the image. What did you learn about gauchos from your photo investigation?

Read this entry on Gauchos from Encyclopædia Britannica or watch this National Geographic video about gauchos or both.What more did you learn about gauchos? How does that information compare with your primary source investigation?

Tell the story of this picture from the point of view of the man in the middle of the picture, the horse behind that man or the dog in front of him.

What other observations, reflections or questions does this source inspire? Let us know!